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ACTUATING CYLINDER [2 records]

Record 1 2017-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Control Instrumentation (Mechanical Components)
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Landing Gear (Aeroindustry)
CONT

An actuating cylinder consists fundamentally of a cylinder housing one or more pistons, piston rods and seals.

OBS

actuator (hydraulic), power unit (hydraulic), power strut (landing gear), central cylinder (braking system).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Dispositifs de commande (Composants mécaniques)
  • Circuits des aéronefs
  • Atterrisseur (Constructions aéronautiques)
OBS

vérin de commande; vérin de manœuvre : termes uniformisés par les Comités d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes et Maintenance; termes acceptés par le Comité d'étude de la terminologie des cartes de travail du DC-9.

Spanish

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Record 2 2015-11-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Control Instrumentation (Mechanical Components)
DEF

A device designed to transform hydraulic pressure into mechanical force using a piston.

CONT

To minimize boiling of the brake fluid with brakes of existing design, it is therefore necessary to provide thermal insulation between the steel backing member of the pad and the actuating cylinder of the brake.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Dispositifs de commande (Composants mécaniques)
DEF

Dispositif qui permet de transformer une pression hydraulique en force mécanique à l'aide d'un piston.

CONT

Le cylindre de commande, d'assez grand diamètre, possède un piston qui est solidaire d'une tige centrale destinée à transmettre la poussée de ce piston. Le piston est maintenu, au repos, à l'une des extrémités par un ressort à boudin monté concentriquement au cylindre.

Spanish

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